9 days in Mostar, Dubrovnik & Kotor Itinerary

9 days in Mostar, Dubrovnik & Kotor Itinerary

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9 days in Mostar, Dubrovnik & Kotor Itinerary

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  18​h
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Kotor, Montenegro
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

1
day
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Mostar ©
Famed for its 16th-century bridge, Mostar boasts a rich cultural and architectural heritage.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): make a trip to Old Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar, steep yourself in history at Kajtaz House, snap pictures at Crooked Bridge (Kriva Cuprija), take in the views from Old Bridge (Stari Most), then admire the landmark architecture of Old Bazar Kujundziluk, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Koskin-Mehmed Pasha's Mosque.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Mostar itinerary website .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Mostar is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Mostar is minus 7 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Kuala Lumpur in October, with highs in Mostar at 25°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Mostar

#Historic Sites, #Shopping
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Old Bridge (Stari Most) ©
Old Bridge (Stari Most)
Kajtaz House ©
Kajtaz House

4
days
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Museum-lovers will get to explore War Photo Limited and Gornji Ugao Tower. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Stradun and Rector's Palace. Step out of Dubrovnik with an excursion to Cavtat Old Town in Cavtat--about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Old Town, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Blaise, head off the coast to Island of Lokrum, and take in the waterfront activity at City Harbor.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Dubrovnik trip planner.

Drive from Mostar to Dubrovnik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Mostar in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Dubrovnik, with lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kotor.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

#Neighborhoods, #Historic Sites, #Museums

Side Trip

Cavtat Old Town
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Cavtat Old Town ©
Cavtat Old Town
Gradske Zidine ©
Gradske Zidine
Stradun ©
Stradun

2
days
Kotor, Montenegro

Kotor ©
Perched on the edge of a fjord-like bay rimmed by rugged mountains, Kotor grew around a medieval settlement purposely built like a maze.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): steep yourself in history at The Palace Bucha, explore the activities along Bay of Kotor, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela, and finally steep yourself in history at Stari Grad Kotor. Keep things going the next day: explore the ancient world of St. Tryphon Cathedral, then explore the historical opulence of Kotor’s Castle Of San Giovanni, and then get to know the fascinating history of City Walls.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Kotor road trip tool .

Drive from Dubrovnik to Kotor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Dubrovnik in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Kotor, with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kotor

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Nature

Side Trips

The Palace Bucha, R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela
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Stari Grad Kotor ©
Stari Grad Kotor
R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela ©
R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela
City Walls ©
City Walls

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